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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Funding available for innovative research on teaching and learning

February 14, 2024 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for UM professors, instructors, and librarians to engage in research projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Shared panel discussion to address trauma-informed teaching online

January 16, 2024 — 
The Manitoba Flexible Learning Hub will host a panel discussion on January 26 on trauma-informed teaching for post-secondary instructors focusing on how to apply principles for online and blended courses.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Recipients of the first SoTL Development Fund announced

December 11, 2023 — 
Recipients of the SoTL Development Fund received funding to attend the November 23-25 Symposium for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Canmore, Alberta, which brought together faculty, students, educational developers, and administrators to share existing knowledge and developing research in the systemic inquiry of teaching and learning.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Let your instructors know how they’re doing

December 4, 2023 — 
The UM Student Reflection of Instruction (SRI) process is about to begin. The UM SRI provides students with opportunities to reflect on their courses and offer feedback to instructors on identified teaching priorities.

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Congratulations to the 2023 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Support Fund recipients

September 18, 2023 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Support Fund provides opportunities for professors, instructors and librarians to undertake projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, eight awards of $6K and one major award of $25K were awarded, as well as one scholar award which provides teaching replacement support over one semester.

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New funding announced for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) development

August 18, 2023 — 
The new SoTL Development Fund was created for those who are new to SoTL to provide opportunities to develop research skills in pedagogy and learning, and to engage with the SoTL community at UM and across Canada.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business launches future-focused BComm curriculum

June 14, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business will launch a new Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) curriculum, beginning in Fall 2023. Developed by the Asper School’s Undergraduate Review Committee, the new curriculum will prepare students to face the dynamic landscape of business—to anticipate emerging issues and innovations while responding to existing problems.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

First Experiential Learning Gathering at UM: Read what participants had to say about it!

May 17, 2023 — 
On May 2, 2023, 32 faculty members, instructors and staff from across UM gathered to build relationships and exchange perspectives at the first UM Experiential Learning Gathering. Conversations ranged from the impact of AI and Covid-19 to the shifting role of postsecondary institutions and the radical possibilities of EL as a transformative approach to education. 

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Asper School of Business

Asper professor of business sustainability receives prestigious UM award for excellence in teaching

May 17, 2023 — 
Bruno Dyck [BComm(Hons)/84], Norman Frolich Professor in Business Sustainability at the Asper School of Business, is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Attend the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Symposium on May 31, 2023

April 27, 2023 — 
We are pleased to announce the 2023 UM Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Symposium, to be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

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